October 2020 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, Oct. 7
How to Design a Winning Business Model (Webinar)
This webinar will help business owners launch a successful technology venture. Attendees will learn to develop a roadmap, business model and commercialization plan. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
11 a.m. to noon, online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.       

Thursday, Oct. 8
Boost Your Online Presence: SEO 101 (Webinar)
This workshop is tailored to business owners who want to increase website visibility. Topics include Google search, organic results/paid advertising, SEO tools and more.
Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center. 10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.       

Wednesday, Oct. 14
First Step: Business Essentials (Webinar)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, Oct. 15
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.      

Friday, Oct. 16
Virtual Music on the Bluff: Première Rhapsody for Clarinet and Piano (Debussy)
The Virtual Best of the Bluff series continues with a performance of Claude Debussy's Première Rhapsody for Clarinet and Piano, featuring Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and GRAMMY Award-winning clarinetist Ron Samuels. Samuels will be accompanied by Dean and Bluff Series Artistic Director David Allen Wehr. Access the playlist and subscribe to the Mary Pappert School of Music's YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGvll7oZ4lQOXpQ7fxdAUiw.  

Wednesday, Oct. 21
Product Development Strategies This webinar will explore product development and product life cycle. Topics addressed include lean methods, growth matrix, product development costs and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
11 a.m. to noon, online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.       

Thursday, Oct. 22
Introduction to Workplace Safety and Health (Webinar)
This session will introduce topics to highlight the importance of a safe and healthy work environment. Topics include injury prevention, workers compensation, federal regulations and more. 10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Wednesday, Oct. 28
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
Noon to 1 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.    

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